The Perfect Books To Pair With STEM Activities

Have you read any great books with your students lately? If you know me, you know that I absolutely love all things STEM and books! In fact, I have created multiple resources that connect these two passions of mine that you can check out here. 

Today, I wanted to share with you some of my favorite STEM books. These books are the perfect pair to a STEM activity because they will get students thinking critically and problem-solving. They are great for upper elementary to middle school students.

Check out these STEM books to find your next favorite! 

`1. Code Breaker, Spy Hunter: How Elizebeth Friedman Changed the Course of Two World Wars by Brooke Smart

2. Up in the Leaves: The True Story of the Central Park Treehouses by Shira Boss

3. Flip! How the Frisbee Took Flight by Margaret Muirhead

4. Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy

5. Here Comes the Garbage Barge! by Jonah Winter

6. The Secret Subway by Shana Corey

7. Jonas Hanway’s Scurrilous, Scandalous, Shockingly Sensational Umbrella by Josh Crute

8. If You Lived Here: Houses of the World by Giles Laroche

9. Dream Something Big by Dianna Hutts Aston

10. Where Is the Brooklyn Bridge? by Megan Stine

Now that you have some books to start with, you may be wondering: what are some STEM Project Ideas?

Here are some resources that pair with other great STEM books!

Because Of The Rabbit

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f you read Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord this is the resource for you!  Because of the Rabbit STEM Challenge and Literature Resources is a packet of literacy activities that pair perfectly with this engaging book.

Shouting At The Rain

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Love Shouting At the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt? This is the resource for you!  Shouting At the Rain STEM Challenge and Literature Resources is a packet of literacy activities that will get your students engaged in STEM and reading.

The Friendship War

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If you read The Friendship War by Andrew Clements you’ll love this STEM activity!  The Friendship War STEM Challenge and Flipbook is a packet of literacy activities that your students will love and be engaged in while reading the novel.

For more STEM fun, make sure to check out my latest blog post here.

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